Things To Do Today In Buffalo | WNY

Looking for things to do today in Buffalo? You’ve come to the right place. No matter what you’re interested in, Step Out Buffalo has a complete list of Things To Do in Buffalo, WNY, and Niagara so you can find everything from live music to festivals and everything in between.

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James Beard Celebrity Chefs Tour Dinner at Bacchus Wine Bar

Thu, Aug 18
6:30 pm - 10:00 pm

Admission starts at: $300

Bacchus Wine Bar and Restaurant
56 W Chippewa St Buffalo, 14202

Buffalo

Bacchus Wine Bar Chef Tour Dinner with James Beard Award Winning Chefs! Cocktails and canapés followed by 5 course dinner with wine pairings prepared ...

Neal Francis

Wed, Aug 17
7:00 pm - 10:00 pm

Admission starts at: $20

Buffalo Iron Works
49 Illinois St Buffalo, 14203

Buffalo

On his new album In Plain Sight, Neal Francis offers up a body of work both strangely enchanted and painfully self-aware, unfolding in songs sparked from ...

BPO Brass Quintet at Graycliff

Fri, Aug 12
5:30 pm - 9:00 pm

Admission starts at: $150

Graycliff
6472 Old Lake Shore Road Derby, 14047

South Towns

Graycliff is pleased to be partnering once again with the Buffalo Philharmonic Orchestra (BPO) on an intimate outdoor concert experience featuring a quintet ...

Torn Space: Ages at Silo City

Fri, Aug 12 +more dates
7:30 pm - 9:30 pm

Admission starts at: $30

Silo City
85 Silo City Row Buffalo, 14203

Buffalo

Torn Space invites you once again to join them in mid-August for their annual early harvest celebration. The series began in 2013 where they ...

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THINGS TO DO TODAY

Buffalo River History Cruise

Fri, Aug 12 - Sat, Oct 1
All Day

Admission starts at: $23

Buffalo River History Tours
44 Prime Street Buffalo, 14202

Buffalo

Join us for a 90-minute narrated Buffalo River history tour! Hear the story of the Erie Canal, Buffalo’s history as the largest grain port in the ...

Tiki Harbor Cruise

Fri, Aug 12 - Sat, Oct 1
All Day

Admission starts at: $25

Big Kahuna Tiki Tours
44 Prime Street Buffalo, 14202

Buffalo

Take a cruise on the historic Buffalo River and inner harbor on the coolest tiki boat in town. Sip on a Hawaiian cocktail or a cold beer while onboard ...

Buffalo Black Business Month – Buy Black Buffalo

Fri, Aug 12 - Sat, Aug 27
All Day

Free


Buffalo, NY

Other

August is National Black Business Month! Beginning August 2, 2022, Buy Black Buffalo’s first Buffalo Black Business Month initiative will promote ...

Williamsville Farmers Market

Fri, Aug 12 +more dates
8:00 am - 1:00 pm

Free

Williamsville Farmers Market
5583 Main St Williamsville, 14221

North Towns

Come join us at the Williamsville Farmers Market and pick up your favorite wine, hard cider, and pies! ...

August Vehicles

Fri, Aug 12 - Sat, Aug 13
8:00 am - 7:00 pm

Free

Cash Auctions
210 Sawyer Ave. Buffalo, 14150

North Towns

Auctions ...

Clinton Bailey Farmers & Flea Market

Fri, Aug 12 - Mon, Nov 7
8:00 am - 5:00 pm

Free

Clinton Bailey Farmers Market
1443 - 1517 Clinton Street Buffalo, 14206

Buffalo

WE'RE OPEN!!! Summer hours have begun (May 1st – November 1st) 7 days a week, 8 am to 5 pm. Shop fresh, shop local, shop Clinton Bailey Farmer's and ...

Summer Camp at the Buffalo Zoo

Fri, Aug 12 - Fri, Aug 19
9:00 am - 3:30 pm

Admission starts at: $297

Buffalo Zoo
300 Parkside Ave Buffalo, 14214

North Buffalo

Week-long, full-day, summer camp is BACK at the Buffalo Zoo! Join us for a wild camp experience like no other. Campers will learn and discover through ...

SUMMER CAMP 2022

Fri, Aug 12
9:00 am - 3:00 pm

Admission starts at: $295

Just Buffalo Literacy Center
468 Washington Street 2nd floor Buffalo, 14203

Buffalo

Calling all young poets, novelists, comic artists, songwriters, and word-weavers! Just Buffalo Writing Center is thrilled to invite you to join us for ...


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Pioneer Day Camp

Fri, Aug 12
9:00 am - 4:00 pm

Admission starts at: $225

Buffalo Niagara Heritage Village
3755 Tonawanda Creek Rd. Amherst, 14228

North Towns

At BNHV's Pioneer Day Camp, children learn all about pioneer life in Western New York through games, activities, and sports. Each day of camp is themed ...

Augmented Reality (AR)

Fri, Aug 12
9:00 am - 12:00 pm

Admission starts at: $180

Squeaky Wheel
617 Main Street Buffalo, 14203

Buffalo

You see them everywhere and we all love to use them, social media filters are embedded in our digital lives. This workshop will introduce participants ...

CreativeMornings

Fri, Aug 12 +more dates
9:15 am - 10:15 am

Free

Central Library (Buffalo & Erie County)
1 Lafayette Square Buffalo, 14203

Buffalo

CreativeMornings/Buffalo envisions a united Buffalo, in creativity. We seek to spark connections through a celebration of the city’s creative voices ...

LOCKPORT CAVE & UNDERGROUND BOAT RIDE

Fri, Aug 12 - Mon, Oct 31
10:00 am - 4:00 pm

Admission starts at: $6.25

Lockport Cave and Underground Boat Ride
5 Gooding St Lockport, 14094

Niagara County

The Lockport Cave & Underground Boat Ride in Lockport, NY, on the Erie Canal, just a 30 minute drive from Niagara Falls offers the public an exciting ...

Best of Buffalo Downtown Walking Tour

Fri, Aug 12 +more dates
10:00 am - 11:30 am

Admission starts at: $7

Hotel at the Lafayette
391 Washington Street Buffalo, New York 14203

Buffalo

Join us for a downtown walking tour of the best of Buffalo architecture and history! The buildings included on this overview tour help to tell the story ...

white birch + burlap Selling Sale

Fri, Aug 12 - Sat, Aug 13
Times Vary

Free

white birch + burlap
4790 North French Road East Amherst , 14051

North Towns

white birch + burlap is closing. This unique home decor, accents, gifts shop in East Amherst is officially closing its doors to the public on Sunday, ...

Bippert’s Farm Market

Fri, Aug 12 +more dates
10:00 am - 6:00 pm

Free

Bippert’s Farm Market
5240 Clinton St. Elma, 14059

South Towns

Bippert’s Farms  provides fresh produce, baked goods and more to the Western New York area. ...

Frank Lloyd Wright’s Fontana Boathouse Tour

Fri, Aug 12 +more dates
10:00 am - 11:30 am

Admission starts at: $5

Fontana Boathouse – Frank Lloyd Wright
1 Rotary Row, Buffalo, NY 14201 Buffalo, 14201

Buffalo

Join us for a tour of the only rowing boathouse designed by Frank Lloyd Wright! Originally designed by Wright in 1905 for the University of Wisconsin, ...

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Extended 2-Hour Tour of Graycliff

Fri, Aug 12 +more dates
10:00 am - 1:00 pm

Admission starts at: $25

Graycliff
6472 Old Lake Shore Road Derby, 14047

South Towns

Enjoy Graycliff as the Martin’s intended! You’ll experience a two-hour tour of the gardens, grounds, both floors of the main house, and the second ...

Tonawander Walking Tour

Fri, Aug 12 +more dates
10:30 am - 12:00 pm

Admission starts at: $7

Tonawanda Castle
69 Delaware St. Tonawanda, 14150

North Towns

The City of Tonawanda played a significant role in the development of the Niagara Frontier. With its rapid growth upon the opening of the Erie Canal it ...

Salman Rushdie & Henry Reese

Fri, Aug 12
10:45 am - 12:00 pm

Admission starts at: $30

Chautauqua Institution - Amphitheater & CHQ Assembly
One Ames Ave. Chautauqua, 14722

Southern Tier

One of the most celebrated authors of our time, Salman Rushdie is the author of 14 novels, four works of nonfiction and a collection of short stories, ...

Wee Explorer Storytime

Fri, Aug 12
11:00 am - 12:00 pm

Admission starts at: $5

Buffalo Museum of Science
1020 Humboldt Parkway Buffalo, 14211

Buffalo

Connect your child with curiosity through the magic of stories! Enjoy a book read-along with a fun hands-on experiment in the Sprouts classroom. All materials ...

Free Play Fridays

Fri, Aug 12 +more dates
11:00 am - 1:00 pm

Free

Pierce Lawn, Canalside
44 Prime St Buffalo, 14202

Buffalo

Join us for some fun in the sun every Friday in July & August as we play and make friends! FREE PLAY FRIDAYS take place rain or shine from 11 am-1 ...

Children’s Programming at Canalside: Explore and More Free Play Fridays

Fri, Aug 12 +more dates
11:00 am - 1:00 pm

Free

Buffalo Waterfront
44 Prime St Buffalo, 14202

Buffalo

Free Play Fridays with Algonquin Sports gives children the chance for some fun in the sun, outside at Canalside, every Friday in July & August from ...

182nd Erie County Fair

Fri, Aug 12 - Sun, Aug 21
11:00 am - 10:00 pm

Admission starts at: $13.50

Fairgrounds, Erie County/Hamburg
5600 McKinley Pkwy Hamburg, 14075

South Towns

Who is ready for A Roaring Good Time!? From rides to food, animals to shows, the Erie County Fair is the “bee’s knees”. We’ll see you, ...

Kids Play Chess

Fri, Aug 12 - Mon, Aug 22
11:00 am - 3:00 pm

Admission starts at: $35

Houghton Park
1675 Clinton ST Buffalo, NY 14215

North Buffalo

Join us for 6 weeks of chess in the park starting Monday July 18th and ending August 22nd.. Classes will focus on basic chess moves, strategies and tactics. ...

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Broadway Fillmore Tour

Fri, Aug 12 +more dates
11:00 am - 12:30 pm

Admission starts at: $7

Cigar Factory Apartments
595 Fillmore Avenue Buffalo, New York 14212

Buffalo

Broadway Fillmore is an historic Buffalo neighborhood with an exciting future. On this walking tour, you'll learn about the neighborhood's history as the ...

First Presbyterian Church of Buffalo Tour

Fri, Aug 12 +more dates
11:00 am - 12:30 pm

Admission starts at: $7

First Presbyterian Church
1 Symphony Circle Buffalo, 14201

Buffalo

The oldest congregation in the City of Buffalo, founded in 1812, First Presbyterian Church is rich with history that is intertwined with the rest of the ...

Baby/Toddler Storytime

Fri, Aug 12 +more dates
11:00 am - 11:30 am

Free

Central Library (Buffalo & Erie County)
1 Lafayette Square Buffalo, 14203

Buffalo

Join us on the second floor in the B is for Book exhibit. Stories and activities are best for ages 6 months – 36 months, but kids of all ages and their ...

Gadzooks Volunteer Day

Fri, Aug 12 +more dates
11:00 am - 5:00 pm

Free

WNY Book Arts Center
468 Washington St Buffalo, 14203

Buffalo

Book Arts works alongside dedicated, hardworking, and passionate volunteers (our team of Gadzooks!) to help with upkeep of our studios for community use. We ...

A Short History of Niagara

Fri, Aug 12 +more dates
11:00 am - 1:00 pm

Admission starts at: $5.65

Court House Market Room
Queen St. Niagara-On-The-Lake, L0S 1J0

Other

Returning for a second season! Perfect for all ages, A Short History of Niagara is a presentation in sophisticated artistry. From the Maid of the Mist ...

Chitra

Fri, Aug 12 +more dates
11:30 am - 9:00 am

Admission starts at: $33.90

Royal George Theater
Queen Street Niagara-On-The-Lake,

LUNCHTIME ONE-ACT A warrior princess and a warrior hero in love. It sounds simple enough, but things are more complicated in Rabindranath Tagore’s one-act ...

Invention-Con 2022 a USPTO Sponsored Virtual Event

Fri, Aug 12
12:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Free

Central Library (Buffalo & Erie County)
1 Lafayette Square Buffalo, 14203

Online

Join us for Invention-Con 2022, a virtual event, hosted by the United States Patent & Trademark Office (USPTO). If you dream of being a successful ...

Nya:Weh Indian Village Social Dances

Fri, Aug 12 - Sun, Aug 21
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

Free

Fairgrounds, Erie County/Hamburg
5600 McKinley Pkwy Hamburg, 14075

South Towns

Dance Performance ...

The Everly Set

Fri, Aug 12 - Sat, Aug 13
12:00 pm - 6:30 pm

Free

Fairgrounds, Erie County/Hamburg
5600 McKinley Pkwy Hamburg, 14075

South Towns

Showtimes are 12, 3 & 6pm. There will not be a 12pm show on either Sunday during the Fair. Acclaimed singer-songwriters Sean Altman (founder of ...

Drew Azzinaro Classical Guitar

Fri, Aug 12 +more dates
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

Daily Planet Coffee
1862 Hertel Avenue Buffalo, 14216

North Buffalo

Every Friday from Noon-1 one you can come enjoy some delicious coffee or tea with the warm sounds of live classical guitar at Daily Planet Cafe. Drew Azzinaro ...

PRINTING PARTNERS at Carnegie Art Center

Fri, Aug 12 +more dates
12:00 pm - 1:30 pm

Free

Other

Removing the barrier of cost and transportation, PRINTING PARTNERS affords all families the opportunity to participate in high-quality arts learning. ...

Camel Kingdom

Fri, Aug 12 - Sun, Aug 21
12:30 pm - 7:00 pm

Free

Fairgrounds, Erie County/Hamburg
5600 McKinley Pkwy Hamburg, 14075

South Towns

Showtimes are 12:30, 3:30 & 6:30pm. Don't miss this show as the Camel Kingdom is here to transform the Fair into a desert oasis with rare Dromedary ...

Zultar: Comedy Fortune Teller

Fri, Aug 12 - Sun, Aug 21
12:30 pm - 8:00 pm

Free

Fairgrounds, Erie County/Hamburg
5600 McKinley Pkwy Hamburg, 14075

South Towns

Showtimes are 12:30, 3:30 & 6:30pm. (located outside of the Woodcarver's exhibit) The comic fortune teller hilariously interacts with guests who ...

Lewiston Food Tour

Fri, Aug 12 +more dates
1:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Admission starts at: $59

The Roaming Table - Lewiston Culinary Tours
Center St. and N Water St. Lewiston, New York 14092

Niagara County

This guided food tour offers unique one-of-a-kind food and tastings (enough for a filling lunch) while exploring the rich history of this quintessential ...

Swifty Swine Racing Pigs

Fri, Aug 12 - Sun, Aug 21
1:00 pm - 7:30 pm

Free

Fairgrounds, Erie County/Hamburg
5600 McKinley Pkwy Hamburg, 14075

South Towns

Showtimes are 1, 3, 5 & 7pm. Ready, Set, Go! Don't miss this lineup of pigs racing their way to the finish line. If you've never been to a pig race, ...

Animation

Fri, Aug 12
1:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Admission starts at: $180

Squeaky Wheel
617 Main Street Buffalo, 14203

Buffalo

Explore one of the earliest media arts in this hands-on workshop that will show your young creative how to invent their own animated world. Students will ...

Allentown Victorian Architecture: Irving Place & Park Street Walking Tour

Fri, Aug 12 +more dates
1:00 pm - 2:30 pm

Admission starts at: $7

Hotel Lenox
140 North Street Buffalo, New York 14201

Buffalo

Join us for a tour focused on Victorian architecture found in the heart of Allentown, one of Buffalo's oldest neighborhoods. As we walk along Irving Place ...

Community Zoom Financial Workshop

Fri, Aug 12 +more dates
1:00 pm - 2:30 pm

Free

Online

You are invited to Community Zoom Financial Workshops. There are a total of twelve topics that will help you better understand your current financial ...

MINIONS THE RISE OF GRU

Fri, Aug 12 - Tue, Aug 16
Times Vary

Admission starts at: $7

Historic Palace Theatre Lockport
2 East Avenue Lockport, 14094

Niagara County

The untold story of one twelve-year-old’s dream to become the world’s greatest supervillain. ...

Sharon From Canada

Fri, Aug 12 - Sun, Aug 21
1:30 pm - 6:00 pm

Free

Fairgrounds, Erie County/Hamburg
5600 McKinley Pkwy Hamburg, 14075

South Towns

Showtimes are 1:30, 3:30 and 5:30pm. Meet Sharon, your typical Canadian. She’s polite, patriotic, politically correct and extremely passive aggressive. ...

DAMN YANKEES

Fri, Aug 12 +more dates
2:00 pm - 2:00 pm

Admission starts at: $33.90

Shaw Festival Theatre
10 QUEEN'S PARADE Niagara-On-The-Lake, L0S 1J0

Other

Joe Boyd is an out of shape, middle-aged man who has the misfortune to be a Washington Senators fan. One deal with the devil later, he is Joe Hardy, a ...

Scott’s Future of Magic Show

Fri, Aug 12 - Sun, Aug 21
2:00 pm - 7:30 pm

Free

Fairgrounds, Erie County/Hamburg
5600 McKinley Pkwy Hamburg, 14075

South Towns

Showtimes are 2 & 7pm daily. ...

Family Tiki Cruise

Fri, Aug 12 - Sat, Sep 3
2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Admission starts at: $10

Big Kahuna Tiki Tours
44 Prime Street Buffalo, 14202

Buffalo

Take a cruise on the historic Buffalo River and inner harbor on the coolest tiki boat in town. Adults can sip on a Hawaiian cocktail or a cold beer on ...

Waterfront & Silo Tour

Fri, Aug 12 +more dates
2:00 pm - 3:30 pm

Admission starts at: $27

Buffalo Double Decker Bus Tours
12 Fuhrmann Boulevard Buffalo, 14203

Buffalo

This 90 minute tour explores Buffalo’s historic and beautiful waterfront.  We begin with a ground floor walking tour of a massive abandoned grain elevator, ...

Art Truck at Gowanda Free Library

Fri, Aug 12
2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Free

Gowanda Free Library
56 W Main St, Gowanda, 14070

South Towns

Stop by the Art Truck for free artmaking activities at the Gowanda Free Library. ...

Gem of the Ocean

Fri, Aug 12 +more dates
2:00 pm - 11:00 am

Admission starts at: $27.12

Jackie Maxwell Studio Theatre
10 Queen’s Parade Niagara-on-the-Lake, L0S 1J0

Other

How can we ever come to terms with the crimes of the past? Aunt Ester, the 285-year-old “washer of souls” at the centre of this poetic masterpiece, ...

National FInancial Literacy Workshops

Fri, Aug 12 +more dates
2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Free

Online

FREE WORKSHOP – Everyone is welcome! We are a community of financial professionals on a mission to deliver the best financial education and revolutionize ...

Ultimate Stunt Circus

Fri, Aug 12 - Sun, Aug 21
2:30 pm - 9:00 pm

Free

Fairgrounds, Erie County/Hamburg
5600 McKinley Pkwy Hamburg, 14075

South Towns

Showtimes are 2:30, 5:30 & 8:30pm. A world class cast of professional stunt performers bring edge-of-your-seat, gravity-defying thrills to the Ultimate ...

Afternoon River Cruise

Fri, Aug 12 - Sun, Sep 4
3:00 pm - 4:30 pm

Admission starts at: $26

Grand Lady Cruises
275 Ganson St Buffalo, 14203

Buffalo

Join us for a 90-minute afternoon river cruise and take a trip back in time with a tour of the waterways that turned Buffalo into one of the biggest ...

Strolling Piano

Fri, Aug 12 - Sun, Aug 21
3:00 pm - 7:30 pm

Free

Fairgrounds, Erie County/Hamburg
5600 McKinley Pkwy Hamburg, 14075

South Towns

Showtimes are 3, 5, & 7pm. ...

Keep Sailing, Bob beer [re]release!

Fri, Aug 12
3:00 pm - 3:30 pm

Community Beer Works Brewery & Taproom – 7th Street
520 7th St Buffalo, 14201

Buffalo

Keep Sailing, Bob Hoppy Pilsner | 5.2% A fan favorite has returned! This hoppy pilsner is lightly bittered with a bright, hoppy aroma and a wonderful ...

The Peking Acrobats

Fri, Aug 12 - Mon, Aug 15
3:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Free

Fairgrounds, Erie County/Hamburg
5600 McKinley Pkwy Hamburg, 14075

South Towns

Performing 3 & 8pm. For the past thirty two years, The Peking Acrobats have redefined audience perceptions of Chinese acrobats. They perform daring ...

Fresh, Hot Pizza Party!

Fri, Aug 12
4:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Community Beer Works Brewery & Taproom – 7th Street
520 7th St Buffalo, 14201

Buffalo

 It’s A Fresh, Hot PIZZA Party!   Featuring Macy’s Place Pizza! Live music from Bryan Williams from 6pm-9pm What’s the deal? We love pizza, ...

Best Of Buffalo Tours on Buffalo Double Decker Bus

Fri, Aug 12 +more dates
4:00 pm - 6:00 pm

Admission starts at: $30

Buffalo Double Decker Bus Tours
12 Fuhrmann Boulevard Buffalo, 14203

Buffalo

Our “Best of Buffalo” tour is our most popular Buffalo tour.  Your guide is Officer O’Connor, an Irish cop from the 1800s who brings to life all ...

Whirlybird Music and Arts Festival 2022

Fri, Aug 12 - Sat, Aug 13
4:00 pm - 12:00 am

Admission starts at: $45


Jamestown, NY

Other

The Bird is Back! Whirlybird Music & Arts Festival returns to the streets and venues of Downtown, Jamestown, New York, on August 10th through the 13th ...

Martini & Manicures Happy Hour

Fri, Aug 12 +more dates
4:00 pm - 6:00 pm

Admission starts at: $40

Salvatore’s Hospitality
6461 Transit Rd Depew, 14043

Cheektowaga and East

Get ready for your weekend in style with The Spa At The Delavan and The Chandelier Bar at Salvatore's. Enjoy a hand crafted martini and a mini manicure ...

Wine and Wheels

Fri, Aug 12 +more dates
4:00 pm - 5:30 pm

Admission starts at: $55

Artpark
450 S. Fourth St. Lewiston , 14092

Niagara County

Learn the basic techniques of the potter's wheel. Throw your own cup, bowl, saucer, or whatever your heart and mind can dream up! Let your creative juices ...

Lewiston Prohibition Tour

Fri, Aug 12 +more dates
4:15 pm - 6:45 pm

Admission starts at: $68

The Roaming Table Food Tours
Center Street Lewiston, 14092

Niagara County

Western New York’s only walking cocktail tour!  Eat and sip your way through the home of the original cocktail! Enjoy 4 unique libations paired with ...

Fresh Fridays with DJ Sike and Friends

Fri, Aug 12 +more dates
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Free

Fresh Catch Poke Co. and The Galley Lounge
305 Franklin St Buffalo, NY 14202

Buffalo

End the week with DJ Sike and our Fresh Friday crew! $1 oysters, lobster roll specials, drinks specials, and fresh tunes! Every Friday! ...

Sleep Tips for Kids

Fri, Aug 12
5:00 pm - 5:45 pm

Admission starts at: $20

Friendship Fortress
1590 Hopkins Road Williamsville, NY 14221

North Towns

Does your child have difficulty falling asleep independently and staying asleep throughout the night? Does your child require you to feed/hold/rock/lay ...

Under Arrest Duo

Fri, Aug 12
5:00 pm - 7:30 pm

Free

Pearl Street Grill & Brew Pub
76 Pearl St Buffalo, 14202

Buffalo

Oh Yeah. In the heart of Downtown Buffalo on a Friday Night after Work! ...

Mike DelGuidice & The Big Shot Horns – Celebrating the music of Billy Joel

Fri, Aug 12
5:00 pm - 9:30 pm

Admission starts at: $10

Batavia Downs Gaming & Hotel
8315 Park Avenue Batavia, 14020

Genesee County

GET READY TO ROCK WITH MIKE DELGUIDICE & THE BIG SHOT HORNS AT THE 2022 ROCKIN’ THE DOWNS SUMMER SERIES PRESENTED BY PEPSI! Mike DelGuidice, one ...

Summer Sizzler Series Cooking Demonstrations

Fri, Aug 12 +more dates
5:30 pm - 6:30 pm

Admission starts at: $30

Statler Culinary Theatre within the Niagara Falls Culinary Institute
28 Old Falls Street Niagara Falls, 14303

Niagara County

As a 2009 NCCC, Culinary Arts Program alumna, Chef Lonigan brings to the table a refreshing perspective on food, fueled by a lifelong passion for cooking ...

Hamburg All Class Reunion

Fri, Aug 12
5:30 pm - 10:00 pm

Free

Hamburg Memorial Park
Lake and Union Streets Hamburg, NY

Other

Hamburg Bulldogs All Class Reunion. Friday, August 12, 2022 from 6:30 pm – 11:00 pm at Memorial Park on Lake and Union Streets. Free admission! Cash ...

Au-Some Evening

Fri, Aug 12 +more dates
5:30 pm - 7:30 pm

Free

Explore & More – The Ralph C. Wilson, Jr. Children’s Museum
130 Main Street Buffalo, 14203

Buffalo

Once a month, our special Au-Some Evenings give children with autism spectrum disorder and sensory processing disorder, their friends and family an opportunity ...

Sip and Pour Wax Melt Candle Workshop

Fri, Aug 12 +more dates
3:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Admission starts at: $50

Sunflowers of Sanborn
3313, Saunders Settlement Road, Comstock Corners, Cambria Town Niagara County, 14132

Niagara County

Get Lit with the owner of The Drunkin Candle Shop, Rebecca Reisch at Sunflowers of Sanborn where you get the choice of a glass of wine or a beer from Bella ...

Summer Sunset Concert Series feat. The Gate Swingers

Fri, Aug 12
5:30 pm - 8:30 pm

Admission starts at: $19.50

Genesee Country Village & Museum
1410 Flint Hill Rd Mumford, 10451

Other

Spend an evening along the Great Meadow with great music and a great sunset. It’s a rare opportunity to enjoy the Museum grounds after-hours! Outdoor ...

Nuthin’ But Time

Fri, Aug 12
5:30 pm - 8:30 pm

Free

Sole at Woodlawn Beach
3580 Lake Shore Rd Buffalo, 14219

South Towns

Live Music ...

2022 PEPSI ROCKIN’ THE DOWNS

Fri, Aug 12 +more dates
6:00 pm - 10:00 pm

Admission starts at: $15

Batavia Downs Gaming & Hotel
8315 Park Avenue Batavia, 14020

Genesee County

Rockin’ The Downs Concert Series, presented by Pepsi, kicks off on Friday, June 17th and keeps rolling through mid to late August. Mark your calendars ...

Moderately Difficult Trivia for Moderately Sober People

Fri, Aug 12 +more dates
6:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Free

Flying Bison Brewing Company
840 Seneca St Buffalo, 14210

Buffalo

Our monthly free trivia night takes place every 2nd Friday every month. ...

Fitness at Canalside: Soma Cura Yoga

Fri, Aug 12 +more dates
6:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Free

Canalside
44 Prime St Buffalo, 14202

Buffalo

Presented by Highmark Blue Cross Blue Shield of WNY, join Soma Cura for a flow yoga at Canalside. This class is open to all levels and promotes strength, ...

Man Overboard! A Murder Mystery Dinner

Fri, Aug 12 +more dates
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Admission starts at: $65

Buffalo & Erie County Naval and Military Park
One Naval Park Cove Buffalo, 14202

Buffalo

Join Buffalo History Tours on the Fantail of USS Little Rock for a unique dinner and theater experience. The Performance: During this 2-hour improvisational ...

Music on the Barge at River Works

Fri, Aug 12 +more dates
6:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Free

Buffalo RiverWorks
359 Ganson St Buffalo, 14203

Buffalo

Come see Music on the Barge 7/24 1 - 4 Brothers of Invention Fri 7/29 6 - 9 Darkhorse ExpressSat  7/3 01 - 4 Mark Christy of Flipside Sat 7/30 6 - ...

Storm Summer Scratch Series

Fri, Aug 12 +more dates
6:15 pm - 10:00 pm

Admission starts at: $40

AMF Bowling Co. (Airport Lanes, NY)
3754 Genesee St Buffalo, NY 14225

Cheektowaga and East

Scratch Sweeper $40 Entry 4 Game qualifier Eliminator Finals 1:3 Cash High Senior and Female automatically advance to finals ...

Dinner Cruise On the Grand Lady

Fri, Aug 12 - Fri, Aug 26
6:30 pm - 9:30 pm

Admission starts at: $74

Grand Lady Cruises
275 Ganson St Buffalo, 14203

Buffalo

Bring your sweetheart for a romantic Lake Erie dinner cruise for two or get a group of old friends together to catch up. Sail along the beautiful Buffalo ...

Joe Head

Fri, Aug 12
6:30 pm - 9:00 pm

SunCliff on the Lake
6892 Lakeshore Rd Derby, 14047

South Towns

Joe Head | Live Music No Cover. ...

Cheesy About Beer – Magic Bear Beer & Cheese Pairing Class

Fri, Aug 12
6:30 pm - 8:00 pm

Admission starts at: $35

Magic Bear Beer Cellar
799 Seneca Suite B Buffalo, 14210

Buffalo

“Cheesy About Beer” Magic Bear Beer Pairing Learn the basics of pairing beer and food and enjoy four (4) cheeses paired with four ...

Joystick (New Orleans Ska) & Flower House Friends!

Fri, Aug 12
7:00 pm - 10:00 pm

Admission starts at: $7

Tudor Lounge
335 Franklin St. Buffalo, 14202

Buffalo

Joystick out of New Orleans, LA are bringing their ska punk brass blasting sound to Buffalo for their summer tour. This will be the ska show of the summer ...

Free Fire Fridays!

Fri, Aug 12 +more dates
7:00 pm - 10:00 pm

Free

Becker Farms and Vizcarra Vineyards
3760 Quaker Road, Gasport NY Gasport, 14067

Niagara County

Kick back, unplug for a while, and strike up a conversation at Becker Farms with Free Fire Fridays! Every Friday through September 30th! Smores kits ...

Sunset Cruise On The Grand Lady

Fri, Aug 12 - Sat, Sep 24
7:00 pm - 9:30 pm

Admission starts at: $34

Grand Lady Cruises
275 Ganson St Buffalo, 14203

Buffalo

Looking for a great group outing for the office or your friends? Look no further than our evening Sunset Cruises! Nothing beats a relaxing evening ...

Tsunami Tsurprise Release Show ft. TWMSO & The Wired Band

Fri, Aug 12
7:00 pm - 11:00 pm

Admission starts at: $10

Mohawk Place
47 East Mohawk Street Buffalo, 14203

Buffalo

Tsunami Tsurprise release show, Jake King and the Wired Band, The Weather Might Say Otherwise   Tsunami Tsurprise www.facebook.com/tsunamitsurprise www.instagram.com/tsunamitsurprise  https://tsunamitsurprise.bandcamp.com/releases Jake ...

LITHIUM Rocks Hertel

Fri, Aug 12
7:00 pm - 10:00 pm

Free

Garage Cafe & Lounge
1127 Hertel Ave Buffalo, 14216

North Buffalo

LITHIUM Make its TRIUMPHANT RETURN as we hit up Hertel Ave in North Buff at The Garage Bar and Restaurant. Things kick off at 7pm in the Beer Garden ...

Buffalo Brewery Tour on Buffalo Double Decker Bus

Fri, Aug 12 +more dates
7:00 pm - 9:15 pm

Admission starts at: $55

Buffalo Double Decker Bus Tours
12 Fuhrmann Boulevard Buffalo, 14203

Buffalo

Taste Buffalo’s amazing brewing tradition Friday evenings.  Go behind the scenes at three venues and taste the best brewing in Buffalo.  We feature ...

Erie County Fair Allstar Band

Fri, Aug 12 - Sun, Aug 21
7:00 pm - 7:30 pm

Free

Fairgrounds, Erie County/Hamburg
5600 McKinley Pkwy Hamburg, 14075

South Towns

The Erie County Fair Allstar Band consists of students from around Western New York. They will perform songs from many different genres from rock to pop. ...

Ed Wyner Live at Sto Lat Bar!

Fri, Aug 12
7:00 pm - 10:00 pm

Free

Sto Lat Bar
4475 Transit Road Buffalo, NY 14221

North Towns

Ed Wyner performs a solo acoustic set at Sto Lat Bar on Transit Rd in Williamsville! Ed is a Buffalo, NY-based singer/guitarist. He performs as a solo ...

Cabana Nights

Fri, Aug 12 +more dates
7:00 pm - 10:00 pm

Free

Holiday Valley Resort
6557 Holiday Valley Rd. Ellicottville, 14731

Southern Tier

New this summer…Cabana Nights Every Thursday – Saturday the Cabana Bar will be open from 11AM to 10PM with the 7PM to 10PM time period being bar only. Thursday ...

Barrel of Laughs Comedy Series: Dave Attell

Fri, Aug 12 +more dates
7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Admission starts at: $55

Seneca Niagara Resort & Casino
310 4th St Niagara Falls, 14303

Niagara County

Since his first TV appearance in 1988, Dave Attell’s, opens in a new tab comedy career has grown to impressive new heights. From stints on Saturday ...

Lonesome River Band

Fri, Aug 12
7:00 pm - 10:00 pm

Admission starts at: $25

West Falls Center For The Arts
1863 Davis Rd. West Falls, 14170

South Towns

Since its formation decades ago, Lonesome River Band continues its reputation as one of the most respected names in bluegrass music. Five-time International ...

Rock Angel at The Hawk

Fri, Aug 12 +more dates
7:00 pm - 10:00 pm

Free

Diamond Hawk Golf Course & Pub “The Hawk”
255 Sonwil Dr Cheektowaga, 14225

Cheektowaga and East

Sexy, hard driving rock n’ roll.  Get ready for a high energy performance band featuring a variation of rock & blues!  Covering bands such as Janis ...

Jazz Night w/Dozo My Lady 2nd Friday’s

Fri, Aug 12 +more dates
7:00 pm - 10:00 pm

Free

Buffalo Distilling Company
860 Seneca St Buffalo, 14210

Buffalo

Come down and listen to Dozo My Lady on the 2nd Friday of every month for Jazz Night at The Buffalo Distilling Company. Jazz Standards, Pop Standards, ...

Hot Club of Buffalo

Fri, Aug 12
7:00 pm - 10:00 pm

Admission starts at: $5

PAUSA Art House
19 Wadsworth Street, Buffalo, NY, USA Buffalo, 14202

Buffalo

DEAN GIONIS, guitar KEVIN O'BRIEN, upright bass EJ KOEPPEL, violin JOSH ASSAD, guitar & vocal The Hot Club of Buffalo is a 4-piece gypsy jazz ...

90 West @ Freedom Run Winery

Fri, Aug 12
7:00 pm - 10:00 pm

Admission starts at: $10

Freedom Run Winery
5138 Lower Mountain Rd Lockport, 14094

Niagara County

We welcome the incredible 90 West to the Rustic Barn on Friday, August 12, at 7 p.m. for only $10! Tickets are limited for this event, so grab your ticket ...

ELVIS

Fri, Aug 12 - Thu, Aug 18
Times Vary

Admission starts at: $7

Historic Palace Theatre Lockport
2 East Avenue Lockport, 14094

Niagara County

Elvis is Baz Luhrmann’s biopic of Elvis Presley, from his childhood to becoming a rock and movie star in the 1950s while maintaining a complex relationship ...

Bindlestiff Family Cirkus

Fri, Aug 12
7:30 pm - 9:30 pm

Admission starts at: $25

Chautauqua Institution - Amphitheater
One Ames Ave. Chautauqua, 14722

Southern Tier

Bindlestiff Family Cirkus is a spectacle featuring world class circus acts, sideshow marvels, novelty and comedy. Cirkus Impresario Keith Nelson guides ...

OpinioNation: Tuesdays at Pour Taproom

Fri, Aug 12 +more dates
7:30 pm - 9:30 pm

Free

Pour Taproom Buffalo
490 Pearl Street Buffalo, 14202

Buffalo

In person popular opinion based trivia is back at Pour Taproom! Tuesday nights have never been better! Join us for two free, fun, rounds of trivia beginning ...

Big Jay Oakerson

Fri, Aug 12 +more dates
7:30 pm - 9:30 pm

Admission starts at: $20

Helium Comedy Club
30 Mississippi Street Buffalo, 14203

Buffalo

Raunchy and brash, yet endearing and honest, Big Jay Oakerson is one of the country's most in-demand comedians. Big Jay has appeared on "This Is Not ...

Ages

Fri, Aug 12 +more dates
7:30 pm - 9:30 pm

Admission starts at: $30

Torn Space Theatre
612 Fillmore Ave Buffalo, 14212

Buffalo

Ages is an operatic examination of the ages and stages of life. Set in the parkland lawn around a great cottonwood tree, audience, pedestrians and picnickers ...

The Gavin Petrie Band

Fri, Aug 12
8:00 pm - 11:00 pm

Admission starts at: $10

The Lion and Eagle Pub
10255 Main St Clarence , 14031

North Towns

Jam music. $10.00 cover. ...

Bottler w/ with Starship Brigade and denzelworldpeace (Rescheduled)

Fri, Aug 12
8:00 pm - 12:00 am

Admission starts at: $13

9th Ward at Babeville
341 Delaware Ave downstairs Buffalo, 14202

Buffalo

Friday, August 12 (Rescheduled from Sunday, June 26, all previously purchased tickets will be honored) Buffalo-born, Brooklyn-based indie electronic ...

Chautauqua Symphony Orchestra: “Aretha: A Tribute”

Fri, Aug 12
8:00 pm - 10:00 pm

Admission starts at: $20

Chautauqua Institution - Reg Lenna Center for the Arts
One Ames Ave. Chautauqua, 14722

Southern Tier

The Chautauqua Symphony Orchestra will bring its unmistakable sound and artistry to downtown Jamestown’s Reg Lenna Center for the Arts with a performance ...

The Emo Night Tour

Fri, Aug 12
8:00 pm - 11:00 pm

Admission starts at: $15

Town Ballroom
681 Main Street Buffalo, 14203

Buffalo

Live Music ...

Gaslight

Fri, Aug 12 +more dates
8:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Admission starts at: $33.90

Royal George Theater
Queen Street Niagara-On-The-Lake,

Bella Manningham thinks she’s losing her mind. In the evenings, she hears strange sounds and the gas lights dim for no apparent reason. But is she losing ...

Shout! The Mod Musical

Fri, Aug 12 - Sun, Aug 14
Times Vary

Admission starts at: $17.00

Ghostlight Theatre
170 Schenck St. North Tonawanda,, 14120

Niagara County

The review follows five groovy gals as they come of age during those glorious days that made England swing. Traveling in time from 1960 to 1970, SHOUT! chronicles ...

Fluse

Fri, Aug 12
8:00 pm - 11:00 pm

Admission starts at: $10

The Cave
71 Military Rd Buffalo, 14207

North Buffalo

Live Music ...

Too True to Be Good

Fri, Aug 12 +more dates
8:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Admission starts at: $33.90

Jackie Maxwell Studio Theatre
10 Queen’s Parade Niagara-on-the-Lake, L0S 1J0

Other

How to describe a play in which the first character to speak is a microbe? Shaw’s ‘Political Extravaganza,’ written in 1932, foreshadows the insanity ...

Grand Funk Railroad at the Erie Couty Fair

Fri, Aug 12
8:00 pm - 10:00 pm

Free

Fairgrounds, Erie County/Hamburg
5600 McKinley Pkwy Hamburg, 14075

South Towns

Originating from Flint, Michigan in 1969, this top selling American rock group of the 70’s is “COMIN’ TO YOUR TOWN TO HELP YOU PARTY IT DOWN.” ...

Time Traveller – A Tribute to The Moody Blues

Fri, Aug 12
8:00 pm - 10:00 pm

Admission starts at: $20

Riviera Theatre
67 Webster Street North Tonawanda,, 14120

Niagara County

Time Traveller highlights over three decades of material from the legendary group The Moody Blues, performing a full rock concert with lighting and video. ...

Club Marcella On The Patio: Satellite of Love Takeover

Fri, Aug 12
9:00 pm - 4:00 am

Admission starts at: $10

Club Marcella
106 Michigan Avenue Buffalo , 14204

Buffalo

Satellite of Love will be kicking off the end of summer patio takeover series by Sugar Lip, at Club Marcella. Dance music under the stars, all night ...

Mirror Image

Fri, Aug 12
9:00 pm - 12:00 am

Free

Talty’s Tavern
2056 South Park Buffalo, 14220

South Buffalo

Mix bag of great music! ...

KARAOKE!

Fri, Aug 12 +more dates
9:00 pm - 12:00 am

Free

The Howling Rooster
529 Englewood Ave Parker Buffalo, NY 14223

North Towns

Sing your heart out every Friday night with us!! Karaoke night is back at The Howling Rooster every Friday night & it's here to stay!! The fun ...

Grabbitz

Fri, Aug 12
9:00 pm - 12:00 am

Admission starts at: $1

Rec Room
79 W Chippewa St Buffalo, 14202

Buffalo

Grabbitz & MNM proudly present FREE show + Music Video Shoot! GRABBITZ - Dance. Sing. Fly. Tour w/ special guests Friday August 12 @ Rec Room Doors ...

Live music at the Tavern Piano Bar with Mr. Conrad

Fri, Aug 12
9:00 pm - 11:30 pm

Free

Days Park Tavern
253 Allen Street Buffalo, 14201

Buffalo

Mr. Conrad – Live at the Tavern Piano Bar this Friday @ 9pm ...

Fireworks by Skylighters of WNY

Fri, Aug 12 - Sun, Aug 21
9:30 pm - 9:45 pm

Free

Fairgrounds, Erie County/Hamburg
5600 McKinley Pkwy Hamburg, 14075

South Towns

Fireworks Display ...

Canetis, Johnny Hart & the Mess, tuesday nite and Bryan Dubay

Fri, Aug 12
10:00 pm - 11:59 pm

Admission starts at: $10

Nietzsche’s
248 Allen Street Buffalo, 14201

Buffalo

Canetis, Johnny Hart & the Mess, tuesday nite and Bryan Dubay ...

DJ on Chandler: J Victor

Fri, Aug 12
10:00 pm - 1:00 am

Free

Tappo Pizza @ Thin Man Brewery (Chandler)
166 Chandler St Buffalo, 14207

North Buffalo

J Victor is taking over Chandler! ...

Literacy NY Buffalo-Niagara Work Experience Program

Fri, Aug 12 +more dates
9:00 am - 1:00 pm

Free

Central Library (Buffalo & Erie County)
1 Lafayette Square Buffalo, 14203

Buffalo

Meeting ...

Hoelscher’s Sunflower Field

Fri, Aug 12 - Sat, Aug 27
10:00 am - 8:00 pm

Hoelscher's Sunflower Fielsc
4463 North Boston Road Eden, NY 14057

South Towns

We are a large field a assorted sunflowers.  This is a great family friendly place to visit.  We have wonderful photo opportunities!  Great sunset in ...

Freedom Art Walk @ Freedom Run Winery

Fri, Aug 12 - Sat, Dec 31
12:00 pm - 6:00 pm

Admission starts at: $7

Other

Begin this self-guided nature walk in the Tasting Room, then set off with a glass or bottle in hand and our brochure as you stroll through the vineyards ...

Beyond the Glass Wine Tasting and Tour @ Freedom Run Winery

Fri, Aug 12 - Sat, Dec 31
1:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Admission starts at: $19.95

Freedom Run Winery
5138 Lower Mountain Road Lockport, New York 14094

Niagara County

Join us for a 45 minute unique reserved experience in the Barrel Room for a Beyond the Glass Wine Tasting & Tour offered weekdays from ...

A Midsummer Night’s Dream

Fri, Aug 12 +more dates
7:15 pm - 9:45 pm

Free

Shakespeare in Delaware Park
199 Lincoln Pkwy Buffalo, 14222

Buffalo

47th Summer Season Productions (2022): A Midsummer Night’s Dream, Directed by Saul Elkin (July 28, 2022- August 21, 2022) Performances are ...

Buffalo NY Dance Dons & Divas

Wed, Aug 17 +more dates
6:30 pm - 8:30 pm

Admission starts at: $5.00

Metropolitan Entertainment Complex
1670 Main St Buffalo, New York 14209

Buffalo

Come on out...get your cardio on and count your steps while having so much fun.  Buffalo NY Urban line dance made easy and fun.  Everybody can dance ...

Buffalo River Cocktail Cruise

Fri, Aug 12 +more dates
7:00 pm - 8:30 pm

Admission starts at: $28

Buffalo River History Tours
44 Prime Street Buffalo, 14202

Buffalo

Sip on refreshing cocktails while cruising Lake Erie and the Buffalo River. Unlike our traditional tours, the Canalside Cocktail Cruise does not include ...

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